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At Least 60 Dental Patients Test Positive For HIV, Hepatitis C
2013-04-20 10:31:09

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month, Oklahoma state health officials found unsanitary conditions at a Tulsa dental surgery practice that may have left thousands of patients exposed to HIV and Hepatitis C. Now, blood tests have confirmed at least 60 of those patients have tested positive for either of the diseases, according to a statement from the Tulsa Health Department (THD). The THD is working closely with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)...

Oklahoma Dental Clinic May Have Infected Thousands With HIV And Hepatitis
2013-03-29 10:08:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thousands of patients of an Oklahoma dentist may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis and should be tested immediately, health authorities investigating the matter said on Thursday. Health officials with the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry on Thursday warned that nearly 7,000 patients who had received care from a Tulsa dentist should undergo testing after investigators discovered the source of one patient´s disease may have...


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